Starwort with egg-shaped leaves, almost tiled, bent backward and sawed; flowers grow solitary, terminal, and fit close to the ends of the branches. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 877 in 1753.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 2: 93 in 1800.
Synonym of Polyarrhena reflexa (L.) Cass. subsp. reflexa.